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good morning. a 6-year-old girl was struck by gunfire while sleeping inside your oakland home. kraig debro is on the scene with more and a possible motive for the shooting. >> reporter: some family members just arrived to this home on east 16th street. it was the aunt of the little girl that was hit. there was a little bit of a language barrier but i learned through the woman's niece that so far they've got no new news about the 6-year-old that was hit. i've got an e-mail to oakland police about whether they have any suspects in this overnight shooting. they say it appears the shooters were targeting someone in the house but not the person would was shot. >> what was it like seeing your sister like that? >> painful, sad. >> reporter: karen ramirez heard the gunshots around 2:15 this morning after checking to see if her own 2-year-old son was okay, she ran to check on the rest of the family.
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>> i heard my mom screaming and i went to her room and i seen my little sister. 6 years old. >> reporter: 6-year-old leslie ramirez was taken to children's hospital in oakland. she was shot in the arm but the bullet traveled through her chest. her family says she will survive. police say were there -- police say there were at least two shooters at the scene. they left shell casings on the ground and -- as well as the house. i spoke with an 18-year-old who says he was the target and he says he doesn't know why someone wants him dead but police have a theory. >> it appears to be gang- related. >> reporter: the older brother wasn't even at home at the time of the shooting. this morning wasn't the first time, though, the young man has been targeted inside the home. the family says there have been
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two other incidents here. police confirm one of them. no one was hurt in the other shooting but because the 6-year- old was shot, the family says they may be thinking about where they live or where the 18- year-old may live in the future. i've got e-mails in to the police to see if they have any suspects. kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kraig. 7:02. well, this week's planned execution of death row inmate albert brown is now in jeopardy. overnight, an appeals court weighed in and ordered the judge to reconsider. jade hernandez is at san quentin right now with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. the state of california has 700 inmates on death row. the first execution to take place in years is now scheduled for thursday night. we're live at san quentin state prison this morning.
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the execution is contingent on a few things. the 9th court circuit of appeals told the judge he had to reconsider the stay and consider the new lethal injection to the state's former practices. the availability of the drug used had to be considered. the maker of the drug has said another dose of this drug may not be available until january of 2011. the execution would be the first in nearly five years and would be the last until next year. executions have been hold on 2006, when the federal judge in san jose found the lethal injection procedures were flawed which posts a risks of causing extreme pain in violation of the ban on cruel and unusual punishment. the courts are not the last line of defense when it comes to halting executions. governor schwarzenegger could step in. legal experts say although he's
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pro-death penalty, every case is different. >> governors have all of the facts in front of them and they know they are the last line of defense. and so there are a lot of -- there are a lot of governors that really, really take this seriously. >> reporter: the man skimmed to be executed is albert greenwood brown convicted of raping and murdering a 15-year-old riverside girl 30 years ago. 50 people have already been in- - have already been invited to witness his execution. he's already requested his last meal. a protest will be held outside right here. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, jade. we'll keep following these major developments. in the next two hours, you can get updates at any time by going to ktvu.com. east bay firefighters want to know what caused a late-
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night fire that injured three people. it started around 11:30 last night at this home on madison avenue and bay point in contra costa county. firefighters got there within minutes, they immediately rushed to help the victims who needed it get medical attention. the grandson of a victim rushed. >> it's heartbreaking to see the flames come out of the front door, the windows, seeing the suv on fire. >> now, the three victims were taken to the hospital. at this point, we don't know their conditions. six other people living in the house were not hurt. the red cross is helping the family find a temporary place to live. 7:06. we still don't have a new state budget. lawmakers say they are close to a final deal and plan to resume negotiations at noon today. one of the biggest issues is how to reform california's massive state employee pension
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system. republicans also want more drastic cuts to state programs and no new taxes. but the senate majority leader says that tactic can only go so far. >> while cutting is necessary, cutting itself is not a virtue and that beyond a certain line, we believe it is harmful to people and harmful to the economy to disinvest in california. >> the stakes in the impasse continue to grow. by this friday, commercial lenders may cut off the state's credit card, known as cal card. in the latest field poll, californians are spreading the blame for the record delay in reaching an agreement. governor schwarzenegger got the blame for 24% of the poll.
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the polls for the governor's race show meg whitman and jerry brown are in a dead heat. but tonight, they will go face to face in their first debate. it's anticipated that whitman will label brown a career -- career politician while brown will probably paint meg whitman as a rich newcomer who has barely voted. tonight's debate could be crucial. the early voting starts next week. and ktvu is the only television station where you can watch that debate live. it will air tonight at 6:00 right here on channel 2, it will be followed by a special edition of ktvu channel 2 news. we want to check in with sal who is telling us it's slow in downtown san jose.
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what's going ton here, sal? >> it's pretty slow here. it is getting slower trying to get into the valley from downtown san jose. as a matter of fact, we do have very slow traffic on 101 as well. also, on 85. we're looking at the livermore valley, just a bunch of slow traffic there. also slow in castro valley, spots getting up to 238. 238 itself is pretty slow approaching 880. and we have a big bagup this morning at the toll plaza. it's backed up for about 15 minutes. if anything happens on the bridge we'll get to big delays. let's go to steve. mostly clear skies. i say that because there are a few high clouds coming up from southern california. it's mainly clear. there's fog trying to get its act together out there. you missed some of the records
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yesterday, santa rosa, 10. that was a record. that was actually downtown. santa cruz, 103 which only tied a record going back to 1970. moffet, 94. san francisco, 93. that was a record. the big news is in southern california, los angeles, hit 113 degrees. that was the hottest temperature ever recorded. long beach was 111. that tied the hottest going back to 1961. cal poly san luis obispo, a record. but not the hottest, 112 in 1971 and ucla, the junior college down there, 1 a 8. their record was 109, 1939. while it was a record, it wasn't the hottest ever. burbank was 110. just amazing. there's some of that cloudyiness.
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high cloudiness starting to work its way down there. for us it will be near record high temperatures. just some patchy fog. it's trying. high fire danger. even though we don't have the wind, that's a strong high. a few high clouds may drift in here later on today and then definitely in to tomorrow with a little increase in some of the fog. we'll start to follow it down and then the fog really starts
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to come in on thursday and then a cooling trend for everyone friday and saturday. a pointless death, a soldier serving in iraq has been killed. the cause of death is particularly disturbing. one foot out the door. we'll find out how the departure of the president's chief of staff could affect the obama administration. a live report is coming from washington. violating federal law californians in trouble because of the system used to classify teachers including some here in the bay area. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched behindtheburner.com. we create and broadcast content and then distribute it across tv, the web, and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with acceptpay from american express open, we now invoice advertisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid on average three weeks faster. booming is never looking for a check in the mail. because it's already in my email.
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breaking news from texas. according to the spokesperson
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for the university of texas in austin, an armed person is inside the school's library. there are reports of gunfire on the texas campus. a local radio station says a gunman shot himself in the library building. gunfire ee resulted at this -- erupted at this building. this is according to local reports. a university spokesperson says there was an armed suspect in the perry kasaneda library. and we're hearing a gunman shot himself on the 6th floor of the library building. there are reports that students living on campus were allowed to stay indoors. this is coming from the university of texas.
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>> we're watching a situation out of los angeles. there was a blast at a downtown medical building. it sparked a small fire. luckily, to one was hurt -- no one was hurt. it just got hotter. downtown l.a. set a record of 11 3 around noontime. the city set up cooling centers. the cooling centers for senior citizens stayed open until 9:00. new developments involving the two remaining uc berkeley
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graduates still detained in iran. iran has offered the first official indication that the country of oman may be trying to secure the release of josh fattal and shane bauer. a u.s. soldier is in custody in connection with the shooting deaths of two fellow shoulders and the wounding of a third in iraq. the 20-year-old from stockton was one of the men killed last thursday. the military says the shooting happened after an argument broke out. he was married and had had two young sons. flags at the state capitol will be flown as half staff in his honor. president obama's chief of staff, rahm emanuel, may be leaving the white house to pursue his own political dreams. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom with how this could affect the obama administration. good morning, alison.
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>> reporter: good morning. the departure of his chief of staff comes at a critical moment for president obama. democrats could be on the verge of losing congress. his poll numbers are dropping but the word is that rahm emanuel has long wanted to run for mayor of chicago and with that job open now, he's reportedly preparing to announce his departure from the white house as early as this friday. emanuel had had be tough to replace. he's considered the president's guard dog, widely thought to be one of the most powerful in recent history. as for who will replace him? there are several reports this morning that another top advisers will at least temporarily fill the position. reporting live from washington, d.c., allison bushes, alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. it's being called the legal victory that could help close the achievement gap among
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california students. a lawsuit was filed claiming that a disproportionate amount of intern teachers were assigned to lower-income schools. yesterday, a federal appeals court agreed, saying the state wrongly classified interns who are pursuing credentials as highly classified. california state university plans to admit up to 30,000 new students this spring. due to budget cuts, most did not admit new students for this year's new spring term which led to a record number of applications in the fall. they were waiting to pass a budget before deciding about the spring enrollment. but they ultimately decided to remain optimistic and allow the enrollment. all sports fans and especially the fans of the silver and black are mourning the loss of a true raider legend. george blanda, right there, has
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died at the age of 83 after a brief illness. he was known as the ageless wonder on the gory -- in the glory years. he played in the nfl until he was almost 50. he pulled off some of the most exciting comebacks in oakland/raider history. george blanda, dead at the age of 83. >> "the new york times "says he made middle-aged cool. accused of abusing their power, what investigators say two bay area court clerks were caught doing. a proposal to refund baggage fees could end up costing airline passengers some money.
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the u.s. transportation department is requesting airline fees refund the baggage fees for any lost luggage. not surprising, the airline industry is against that idea. the airline transport association says the plan would raise the fares for everyone including people who don't check luggage. the ata says each airline should have the choice of offering a refund.
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right now, alaska airlines is the only airline that charges baggage fees and automatically refunds the fee if a bag is lost or delayed. 7:23. two clerks at the fremont hall of justice are facing charges for allegedly dismissing traffic tickets in exchange for hundreds of dollars in cash in their pockets. 31-year-old juan francisco hernandez and felix chavez have been charged with grand theft and embezzlement by a public officer. in one case, an investigator say say a woman paid $6 had u.n. to get her tickets dismissed, about a third of what she owed in citations. a court audit found 38 similar dismissals. in richmond, a woman who apparently was distracted by her cell phone rear ended the driveer in front of her, who was the chief of police. the man said he was sitting at the light when the woman bumped him from behind.
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she was not cited. she said she was looking down to find her hands-free device when she accidentally bumped the car in front of her. how is the commute? >> it's a good thing the chief is a nice guy. >> yes. they are doing some construction work at the -- in that main parking lot at the toll plaza. i see a lot of crews there. and that's what that tower is all about. let's move along and take a look at interstate 880 in oakland. not too bad. northbound and southbound here in front of the coliseum. there was an rv on fire. if you are wondering what that
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smoke was. fire chews -- crews were on the scene and put it out -- put it out. it wasn't affecting traffic except people were looking at it. northbound 280, once again, is not doing that well. very slow getting out of downtown all the way into the valley. 7:25. here's steve. all right, sal. thank you. good morning, everyone. we do have clear skies. there is a little bit of fog on the san mateo coast. it's about this shallow. it can't go very far. yesterday it got chewed up. the city is sitting at 70. unless there is 0 puff of a breeze, you can always tweet me but it feels like everything is quiet and still. tropical clouds look like they are coming up from southern california. hot and humid down there, compared to just hot. for us, the high will start to move tomorrow but not before today. it looks like another cooker. 99 in napa yesterday. we'll go 100. the city is 92. if the wind doesn't pick up at all we'll never get that.
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101 in walnut creek, 70 in san francisco, yet it's 52 in santa rosa/napa. here are some of the clouds inching northward. temperatures today will start to go pretty warm. so they will go warm to hot with temperatures in the 90s and 100s for many. tomorrow, the fog comes back and then cooler in the week. dave and tori? thank you. up next, caught in the crossfire. >> i heard my mom screaming and i went to her room and i seen my little sister. >> a little girl hit by gunfire overnight while asleep in her own home. while family members believe it was a targeted attack. >> reporter: preparations are underway for the first gubernatorial debate between meg whitman and jerry brown. coming up we'll talk to a student here at davis about whether or not students will be watching here tonight and what they want to hear. and what happened miles away and just hours before the
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deadly san bruno fire and explosion and how this may provide new clues.
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the family of a 6-year-old girl shot while they were sleeping says they know why they were targeted. it happened in oakland on seminary avenue. kraig debro is on the scene where some family members are
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on the move. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: good morning. i'm at the intersection of east 16th. you can see a couple of the family members in the doorway of the home. they are awaiting word of the hospital. the 17-year-old and the aunt of the victim left for the hospital 30 minutes ago. they are gonna check on the condition of the girl who was shot while she slept. >> it's very alarming, considering this family was just inside i sleep. again, it appears to be a targeted incident. it's extremely unfortunate that a 6-year-old child was hit while asleep. >> reporter: 6-year-old leslie ramirez was not the target of the shooting. her family says she was hit in the arm but the bullet traveled to her chest. her injuries are considered non- life-threatening. it happened around 2:15 this morning at 16th street and seminary. police say at least two shooters approached the back side of the area from the street. two men opened fire. their aim seemed to be in the direction of where they thought their target would be sleeping,
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in the bedroom. the 18-year-old's mother, father, younger brother and sister were in the young room. the young man was the only one not in the house. he was the intended target. the family loves him but wants him to change his lifestyle. >> i don't feel bad for him because he's the one that could have been shot, you know? but i don't know. i just want him to calm down a little, like stop being in the streets all day because that's all he do. >> reporter: this isn't the first time the house has been targeted. the family says a month ago a detached structure on the same property was shot up. in fact, they say there were two separate incidents this morning, police confirm one of them. they are looking at the building. the target appears to be smaller but the threat no less nefarious. back to you. >> thank you, kraig. witnesses to an overnight fire in west oakland say they heard several loud explosions
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right before they saw the flames. this fire started around 12:0 at a home on dante -- 12:30 at a home on dana. a man suffered regular burns. a woman was treated for smoke inhalation. investigators are talking to witnesses as they search for a cause of the fire. palo alto police say you should be on alert after four indecent exposures in one week. police arrested 47-year-old rolenda sandoval but they are still looking for a second suspect. the first incident was reported on tuesday on sanford avenue. on thursday, a similar exposure happened on oxford. sanford was arrested on laguna. that's where the most recent incident was reported. the most recent, yesterday at herman school. the suspect, a dark-haired,
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clean-shaven, about 5'8" weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. 7:33. there is a stunning new development in this week's scheduled execution at san quentin. late last night, a federal appeals court ordered a trial judge to reconsider his ruling to pave the way for california's first execution in nearly five years. the appeals court said the judge made a mistake when he offered the inmate, albert greenwood brown, the choice of being put to death with a one- drug lethal injection or a three-drug combination. california's supply of one of the drugs has an expiration date of friday. jerry brown and meg whitman will had face off this evening in their first gubernatorial debate. the debate is being helled at -- held at uc davis and claudine wong is live with more on what we can expect tonight. >> reporter: the event will be
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held here on the campus. they got the cherry picker there. they are setting things up. we've seen the police officers out here doing patrols. there are people setting up tents as well as -- for the debate. i want to talk to you about the general feel of the campus. are people excited about this debate tonight? >> well, i think the people are very excited that it's here on our campus and we're very proud of our center. we feel good that we're at the center of something very important. i think tonight is very important for a lot of people. up until now, it's been just sound bites and ads. we haven't had had a chance to see the candidates off camera. >> reporter: we know one in five voters are still undecided in california. you guys are thinking -- you are graduating next year. what happens for california?
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you've seen tuition rates go up and student fees. what do you think people are most concerned about? i mainly want to hear what is their plan to fix things in california. how are they going to provide the opportunity that we thought was gonna be available when we started this? i want to know when i'm looking for a job there's plenty of options, not just one or none. >> reporter: people talk about these debates and whether they get anything out of it. a lot of young people are pash nat. we know people were passionate when president obama was running. do you see the same passion here? >> i think for a lot of people, the general thinking is are they really concerned about me?
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what do are they -- what are they gonna do in office? i think the people are -- are skeptical and gonna look specifically at the specifics to see what the plans are when they are articulated. >> reporter: thanks for your time. >> thank you. >> reporter: the debate starts at 6:00 tonight. with one in five californians still making up their minds, certainly the candidates are wanting to brick the voters over over. people have yet to see the candidates and see what they have to offer. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and you can watch the debate right here on ktvu. thank you, claudine. 7:37. governor schwarzenegger is making it tougher on drunk drivers who don't learn their lesson. he signed a law yesterday that will revoke a person's license for ten years if the driver has had three dui convictions in the last decade. right now, someone can only lose their license for a
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maximum of three years. the bill's author, jerry hill, says as many as 10,000 drivers could lose their licenses as a rut of this new law. it takes effect in january of 2011. the governor signed that bill on the same day as a new ranking of drunk driving hot spots came out. it includes four california cities. in the top two spots are san diego and san jose with los angeles and san francisco in the 7th and 8th positions. the insurance.com ranking analyzed insurance data over the last three years to come up with a list. >> interesting. >> uh-huh. let's go to sal. he's watching all of the commute but i know you are watching the east bay. >> yeah. we had some slow traffic developing there in the last half hour, 5 minutes where it's kind of come to critical mass. i want to check out the east bay commute first and look at this hayward, southbound 880 down to 30 miles an hire, coming in to union city.
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that's pretty slow for the city. you people get frustrated when you are just doing 30. you could be doing more on city streets. that's what frustrates people. the traffic does get better when you come to dublin and 680 is slow from pleasanton down to a crash southbound at vargas. it's on the right shoulder. northbound 280, pretty slow right through downtown san jose, all the way up to the lawrence expressway. and at the bay bridge, we don't want to forget that. 20-minute delay. pretty slow. >> here's steve. thank you. fog out to the san mateo coast. a few high clouds may come in today. overall, it's very calm. very warm. we're sitting at 70 degrees for a locations. we're out of the gate fast. yesterday, we had record highs. santa rosa, downtown, 104. the airport is 102.
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usually the airport runs warmer. santa cruz's 103 tied the record going back to 1970. downtown san francisco's 9 3 that broke the old mark in '92 and if you were in the city and you thought it was hot, it was right and if you were down there and said you have to get out. it's too hot, it is. 111 he temperature occurred back in 1961 as well. there were so many. i just highlighted a, few. a few of these higher clouds associated with -- right there. can you see that inching northward, inching northward. from the santa clara we could see a few high clouds and the fog is so shallow, it doesn't even show up. record the likely again,
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especially inland. 80s, 90s and 100s. if you are sitting at 70, if the sea breeze does not kick in, the city will blow past the 92. any way you slice it that's in record-setting territory. 70 in the city. 68 in san jose. 52 santa rosa/napa. 18-degree spread between san francisco and santa rosa/napa. 50 ukiah. yesterday they were 50 and their high was 102. i expect the same today and sacramento will be 103, 104. you can see some of that cloudiness where it will had give them hot and humid conditions. that's not something we say very often. the high-pressure system in charge will had move. record heat likely so temperatures, 80s, 90s and 100s. tomorrow the fog will start to work it way back. we'll start a cooling trend. it's 19 minutes before
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8:00. some minor shaking in the east bay. a pair of earthquakes hit near hayward. the first one happened around 6:00. the second one, in the same area, struck just after 11:00. geologists say both earthquakes originated from the faultline. new information has come to light about an equipment problem that may be linked to the san bruno disaster. there's new trouble for target. the retail giant is accused of ignoring safety laws that save money.
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taking a live look at the big board on wall street, the dow is coming back. it was down quite a bit this morning. but now it's basically flat. it was, as expected, the consumer confidence index came out and sank to its lowest level since february. however, home prices are up. a new report out this morning, the growth rate is still slowing. right now, the dow currently down about 3. nasdaq down 8. s&p also down 3. 7:45. today, pg&e shareholders will receive a status update on the investigation and cleanup of the san bruno pipeline explosion. pg&e's stock fell 8% on the trading day after the explosion. it dropped the stock $4 to slightly more than $44. it has regained some of that loss but is still below the $48 a share where it closed just hours before the explosion. we're getting word that a power problem in milpitas could
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be sighed to -- toyed to the power problem in san bruno. pam cook has more from the newsroom. >> it's very interesting, federal investigators say pg&e lost electricity to a crucial part of its national gas pipeline system at its control center in milpitas. that outage occurred just hours before the pipeline explosion in san bruno that killed seven people and destroyed 37 homes. also this morning, pg&e is responding to a disturbing report involving the overall safety of the pipeline. "the los angeles times" uncovered documents show thing the utility has six times the number of pipeline leaks as others in the country. but pg&e says that's not a fair comparison. >> everything from a pinhole
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leak to a third-party dig-in toking regulators. we're trying to work on the regulators with out strict, self-imposed reporting stdards compared. >> the documents detail gas leaks and they show that pg&e has reported 38 leaks near population centers or environmentally sensitive areas since 2004. now, the disaster in san bruno will also be the focus of a hearing on capitol hill later today. a u.s. senate committee will explore the issue of pipeline safety. california's two u.s. senators, dianne feinstein and barbara boxer, both sit on that committee. reporting live in the newsroom, i'm pam cook. let's go back to dave. >> okay, pam. thank you. 7:47. well, president obama's pointman on the gulf coast restoration says it should be paid for by using some of the billions of dollars in civil penalties and fines.
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now, dedicates fines levied against bp and other companies involved will require a change in the law. in the past, moneys collected were put in a trust fund for future spills. this new recommendation does have the support of the president. it will be up to congress to decide how much of the money will ultimately be used to help restore the gulf coast. retail giant target denies charges it dumped products illegally in california landfall landfills. yesterday, a judge issued an injunction and ordered target to stop the illegal disposal of products. state law requires companies and people to dispose of hazardous materials in specific ways to avoid hurting the environment. district attorneys around the state claim target ignored the laws in order to save money. 7:48.
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sissy ron donner is cutting jobs. the company has been cutting jobs for the last two years. they say they will offer career assist ter to affected workers. ibm announced it plans to buy blade network technologies of santa clara. the deal will put ibm in a better position to compete with cisco and hewlett-packard. blade's technology is used by more than half of the fortune 500 companies. the terms of the deal are not being made public. 7:9. well, stanford and uc berkeley professors, they are among those receiving grants from the macarthur foundation. now, each of the 23 winners will receive $500,000 to spend on their creative pursuits. the three bay area recipients, include uc berkeley economists,
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emanuel saez and carlos bustamante. he's a population genesist at stanford. a canadian production company plans to release mark zukerburg, criter of facebook this december. it attempts to answer the question who is the real mark zukerburg? the story is about a dark, ruthless individual. we're gonna talk about a number of things happening in san francisco. why one beloved east bay teacher is fighting for a lot more than just her job.
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7:52. students are out there trying to save an oakland teacher and keep her from being deported. now, they staged a sit-in yesterday. this one here in support of evelyn francisco. she teaches drama at oakland technical high school but district officials may not be able to renew her visa because they have to hire u.s. candidates. >> those with u.s. skills is bigger and so we have to see if there's just cause to renew the visa and keep this person on or whether there are domestic individuals who can do this job. >> officials say it's possible that he may find a way too keep her in the classroom. a new survey on religion shows that some of the most religiously informed people are eighth leists -- aleists.
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-- atheists. 7:53. san francisco wants more film productions to come use the city as a backdrop. the new head of san francisco's film commission is working with the convention and visitors bureau to try to attract local businesses to offer discounts to production crews. susana robbins says new york city has lists of restaurants, motels, masseuses and other businesses that give deals to movie meals. the last movie filmed in san francisco was "milk" back in 2008. starting tomorrow, people who drink pete's coffee will have to pay a little more for their favorite drinks. the emeryville-based company says the rise in costs in coffee beans will increase to
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about 10 cents. the price of beans will go up 8%. dunkin' donuts and starbucks have raised their prices in the past few weeks. and ben and jerry's ice creammaker is dropping the phrase "all natural" from all of its labels. the center for science and the public interest told ben and jerry's some of its ingredients including hydrogenated oil. is that how you say it? >> yes. hydrogenated oil -- are not natural. the fda has no formal definition. >> i'm still eating it. >> a lot of people will. and sal, there are says where it's just busy everywhere. >> good morning. we're going to start with a look at the toll plaza. don't you hate it when you have to cough when you are on the
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air? thankfully, you have a cough button. traffic is backed up for a 15 to 20-minute delay. northbound approaching the 80 split, especially getting off to the central exits. westbound 80, pardon me, westbound 80 very slow from pinole all the way down to richmond and slow, about 20 miles an hour at hilltop drive. southbound 101 slow from role and boulevard all the way down to san rafael. let's go to steve. we do have mostly clear skies. there is a little bit of fog on the southern end of the san mateo coast. but other than that, it looks to be fog free. that's not a sea breeze. that's a hint of a north breeze. it's already 70 degrees for some. very still. very calm. a few high clouds at the bottom of your screen, a few high clouds might make it to the santa clara valley later today coming up from southern
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california. but not before temperatures are hot. napa, 100. 92 in the city. we're under the dome of high pressure. it's nice on the coast. it's hot away. fog will be coming back tonight. it's out there but not -- it's not making much of a push. it will start a cool down wednesday into thursday and for everybody friday and saturday. dave and tori? >> it's 7:57 -- up next, caught in the crossfire a 6-year-old was injured in a shooting.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." a terrifying attack early this morning. a 6-year-old girl hit by gunfire while sleeping inside her home in oakland. ktvu's kraig debro is there right now where family members just came back from the hospital. what's the latest, kraig? >> reporter: yeah, good morning, dave. a couple of family members did just come back from the
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hospital. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: they were told at children's hospital they could not give any information of the condition of the young girl even though we're talking about the sister and aunt of the victim. of course, overnight they went to check on the condition of the young girl who was shot while she slept. >> it's very alarming, considering, you know, that this family is just inside asleep. again, it definitely appears to be a targeted incident. it's extremely unfortunate that a 6-year-old child was hit while asleep. >> reporter: 6-year-old leslie ramirez was not the target of the shooting. her family says she was hit in the arm but the bullet traveled to her chest. injuries are considered non- life-threatening. it happened around 2:15 at the intersection of east 16th and seminary this morning. police say two shooters approached the back side from the street, the two men opened fire. their aim seemed to be in the direction of where they thought their victim would be sleeping, in a bedroom. the girl's family was in the
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room. the young man, the intended target, was the only one not in the house. the family says they love him but they want him to change his lifestyle. >> he needs to think about not just had imbut people that lives around him. >> reporter: and this isn't the first time the house has been targeted by aailants. the family -- assailants. the family said about a month ago a detached structure on the property was shot up. you can see the bullet holes. a small caliber building aappears to have been shot there. the intent, no less wicked by the shooters. kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kraig. this week's planned execution of death row inmate, albert brown, is now in jeopardy. overnight a judge ruled a trial judge weigh this.
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jade hernandez is at san quentin with the latest. good morning, jade. >> reporter: the state of california has 700 inmates on death row. the first one to be executed in years is -- has been rescheduled until thursday night. now, the execution is contingent on a few items. the 9th u.s. sir kirr court of appeals -- circuit court of appeals last night said he had to reconsider the stay and compare this with the former practices. also under consideration the availability of one of the drugs used in the execution process. that drug has an execution date of this friday. and the make irof the drug says another batch may not be -- be available until january 2011. executions have been on hold since 2006 when the federal judge in san jose found the lethal injection procedures
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banned. the courts are not the last line of defense when it comes to halting thursday's executions. governor arnold schwarzenegger could step in. legal experts say though he's pro-death penalty, every case is different. for now, san quentin state prison prepares for thursday. >> now what the state is saying we're gonna use this drug a couple of days before it expires. i think that does raise questions about whether the drug has the efficiency needed for the execution. >> we have the drugs to go forward with the execution. we're serving the land -- searching the land, looking for drugs for executions in the future. >> reporter: the man scheduled to be executed is 56-year-old albert greenwood brown who is convicted of raping and murdering a 15-year-old riverside girl 0 years ago -- 30 years ago. 50 people have been indicted to brown's execution -- invited to
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brune's execution. he's already requested his last meal. there will an protest right outside the doors right here. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, jade. and we will be following these major new developments in the execution story during this final hour of "mornings on 2." you can also get updates any time by going to our channel 2 website, ktvu.com. firefighters in the east bay are looking for the cause of a late-night fire that sent three people to the hospital. it started around 11:30 last night at a home on madison avenue in bay point. firefighters arrived within minutes and immediately rushed to help the victims needing medical attention. the grandson of one fire victim also unrushed to the burning home and witnessed a -- rushed to the burning home and witnessed a frightening scene. >> it's heartbreaking to see how the flames came out of the front door and the windows and seeing the surf on fire.
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>> the three victims were taken to the hospital. there's no word on their condition. the six other people living in home were not hurt. the red cross is helping the family find a temporary place to live. >> we're finding out about a situation that may help california's budget crisis. according to "the l.a. times" california is owed almost $1.4 billion in taxes. it's the money from car dealers, restaurants and other businesses. they collected sales taxes from customers but never passed it along to the state. state records show the amount is up about 25% from a year ago. it's doubled since 2007. we still don't have a new state budget this morning. lawmakers say they are close to a final deal and plan to resume negotiations at noontime today. one of the biggest issues is how to reform california's massive state employee pension system. republicans, also want more drastic cutbacks to state programs and no new taxes.
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well, democrats disagree and the stakes in the impasse, meantime, continue to grow. by this coming friday, commercial lenders say cut off the state's credit card known as cal card. >> it is 8:06. today is an important day in the california governor's race. most polls show meg whitman and jerry brown in a dead heat. but tonight they will go face to face in a first del le sized debate which you will see exclusively right here on channel 2. it's anticipated that whitman will label brown a career politician or brown will likely describe megman has a rich newcomer who has barely voted. while the election is still five weeks away,le early voting starts next week. ktvu is the only figures station where you can watch the debate tonight at 6:00 followed by a special edition of ktvu channel 2 news.
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>> we'll be watching that. >> uh-huh. sal, how are we doing? >> there are some things out there, it's pretty slow. this is the peak of the commute. it will be a hot one, as steve will tell you in just a moment. i want to tell you about 680 southbound. there is a problem, an accident in one of the express lanes. and the traffic is bad heading south on 680. i wanted to show you the traffic on 280, still getting -- slow getting up to san jose. this morning's commute is gonna be okay. westbound bay bridge. it's about a 15 to 20-minute delay. it's not affected by any crashes on the bridge. so you just have to wait it out but at least it's not that horrible. we're just going on -- on a scale here. it's just kind of average. 8:08. here's steve. good morning. clear skies, very calm, very still conditions. a few high clouds may come up from southern california and there is a little bit of fog on the san mateo coast.
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concord's buchanan field is 66. oakland airport is almost 70. sfo is 71. a little reverse on what we normally see but isn't we can see that, warmer temperatures are on the coast. if it's already 71 at sfo, you could -- you and i both know it will be hot today. 70s, 80s by the coast or maybe 90s. santa cruz was 103 yesterday. record highs again, likely, fire danger remains high. there is a little bit of a northeast wind. yesterday we had record highs but they had hot temperatures. los angeles, the hottest ever recorded. i think they said that's enough and quit. long beach tied their hottest ever, 111. cal poly san luis obispo, yes, that was a record. but 112 in 1971. burbank was 110. you name it. there was just a bunch of them.
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high pressure gives us another hot day today, warm to hot tomorrow but not as. some higher clouds streaming from south to north could play into the forecast later on. sunny and hot, records likely. san francisco sitting at 70. the record is 92. that's my forecast high. if there's any sea breeze, it will be close. san rafael, our target forecast today. the record is 98. that's our forecasted high. 98 in 1958 and we're going with 98 today. it's already 1 in -- 71 in the city. santa rosa/napa we're down to 52. they are now 60 but they are making up to of lost time. berkeley and oakland, 67. it's already 70s and 80s in southern california. 39 in tahoe. 53, ukiah. they were at 50. you can see the system is getting closer but it will take another day before it bumps the high out of here. record heat, nice, warm, hot.
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now, tomorrow high clouds start to come in. the fog starts to regroup and we start the cooling trend and it really kicks in for thursday and friday. a developing, a wild story coming out of south central mexico. we're hearing more about this big landslide that hundreds of people and their homes may be buried. the land slide happened in the mountains of mexico. days and days of rain have damaged the roads in the area. residents are being flown in from mexico city. but they are having a hard time trying to reach that remote
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area trying to reach people. the heat may have claimed the life of an award-winning film editor in hollywood. a california is soldier killed in iraq. but he didn't die in combat. we'll tell you why his death is completely disturbing. ah, focus group. so what are we testing here? that's our new pastrami grilled sandwich. oh, great. hey, are they happy we got rid of the rye bread? totally. they love our grilled artisan bread. they say it's the perfect compliment to the classic hot pastrami, melting cheese, deli mustard and pickles. awesome. hey, um what are we testing in that room? oh! nothing we were just hazin' the intern.
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police a 53-year-old award- winning editor was found dead after hiking in the hollywood hills. the cause of her death has not been determined. but police say there was no sign of foul play. that big heatwave sent temperatures soaring to an all- time high in los angeles yesterday. downtown, set a record of 113 degrees, right around noon. the city set up cooling centers for senior citizens. they were open until 9:00 last night. new developments overnight involving the two uc berkeley grads still detained in iran.
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iran has offered the first official indication that the country of oman may be trying to get the release of josh fattal and shane bauer. oman helped secure sarah shourd's release earlier this month. 20-year-old specialist john koreo of stockton was among three men killed thursday. the military says that shooting followed and argument. he was married. he had two young sons. the flags at the state capitol will be flown at half-staff today in his memory. 8:16. president obama's chief of staff may be leaving to pursue his own political dreams. ktvu's alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with word of a possible replacement. good morning, alison. >> reporter: good morning.
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just yesterday, president obama joked on tv if rahm emanuel wants to run for office in chicago, he better do it quickly. now it looks like he may announce his departure from the white house on friday. reportedly he's been putting a team together and making calls to gain his electability in chicago. another senor obama adviser is reportedly on the short list to replace emanuel. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. all right. thank you, allison. it is 8:17. early this morning, the mayor of a los angeles suburb walked out of jail after his arrest a week ago on corruption charges. oscar hernandez, the mayor of bell, posted a $250,000,000
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bond and was freed. robert rizzo and six other current and former city leaders were arrested last thursday. they are accused of misappropriating more than $5 million and giving themselves enormous salaries. 8:17. it's being called a legal victory that could help close the achievement gap among california students. families from from the bay area and southern california filed a lawsuit. they claim a disproportionate amount of intern teachers were assigned to lower-income schools. well, a federal appeals court agrees. they said the state wrongly classified interns who were pursuing credentials as highly classified. california state university blans to admit up to 30,000 new students this coming spring due to budget cuts last year, most of the 23 campuses in the csu
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system did not admit new students for this year's spring term. that let to a record number of applications for the fall. university officials said in july they were waiting until the state passed a budget before they decideed for enrollment. the u.s. census bureau is reporting the gap between the richest and poorest americans is now at its widest point on record. new figures show that top earning 20% of americans, or mose making more than $100,000 each year, received 49.4% of all income generated in the u.s. that's compared to the 3.4% -- 3.4% in the poverty level. the ones suffering the most, women and children. fans are mourning george
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blanda. he died at age 83 after a brief illness. he was known as the wonder. incredibly, he played in the nfl until the age 48. he showed off some of the most exciting comebacks in oakland/raider history. >> the man could play. he could sore. he made it happen. well, still ahead a bay area family of four stranded on rocks. we'll tell you what the bystander did that led to them being rescued. a new study suggesting laws against texting while driving may actually cause more crashes. northbound 101, pretty busy. as i've been saying it's like that on this tuesday on the way to work the we'll tell you more -- straight ahead.
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two young girls, ages 5 and 10, were among the family members stranded yesterday. a bystander saw the family and called 911. all four were brought back safely to shore. no one was hurt. well, a fatal officer- involved shooting in san francisco has renewed the talk about giving tasers to police
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officers. "the examiner" reports mayor newsom says the issue should be revisited after sunday's deadly confrontation at a residential hotel. earlier that proposal was rejected. a plan to keep a new jail out of redwood city's downtown area is moving ahead. city from officials and residents fear building a new jail downtown will hurt the efforts to revitalize the area. so they have asked the sheriff's department to consider a different site along chemical way. the city says it's getting close to finalizing a $13 million deal to buy the land for the jail. 8:24. laws against texting or talking on a cell phone while driving, don't reduce crashes. that's according to a new study by the highway data institute. researchers say texting bans may actually cause more
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crashes. the reason? they say the ban encourages drivers to hold the car down low in the car so they are not caught, making it even riskier. researchers say the number of claims did not go down after the laws were enacted. you see people -- like that guy right there on the screen. >> uh-huh. i'm not pointing fingers. >> no. [ laughter ] sal says traffic is a mess every place. the bridges, too? >> that's why i don't encourage people who are driving to send me a tweet or an e-mail. >> yeah, right. but people who are on public transportation. that's another story. can you find me on ktvu.com. go to the traffic page and then you will find my twitter site there. yesterday, the muni riders let me know in a hurry that something was wrong. let's go out and take a look at the bay area bridges. westbound as you come up to the toll plaza, can you see traffic is backed up. and that crane there kind of moving along, the crane with a little bit of tv time.
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it's pretty much the peak of the commute or has been for the last half hour to 45 minutes. it's very slow everywhere. >> let's go to steve. >> thank you and good morning. was it hot yesterday or what? >> how hot was it? it was hot. >> we had record-setting highs. not as bad as southern california. it was warm in the city sitting at 70 degrees. i mean, did you see that june, july or august? i don't think so. it was cold, foggy. it will be nice by the coast but some higher clouds streaming northward could move in later today, more likely tonight. but not before temperatures -- when you are already sitting at 70 degrees. it won't take long to get in the 70s and 80s. napa, 100 today. 92 in san francisco. if the sea breeze does not kick in, you'll be warner than that -- warmer than that. >> 60s and 70s already.
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this is as big of a ridge as we've seen in a long, long time. thankfully, there's no howling offshore wind or we would really be hot. nice by the coast, record heat likely today. the fog is close it's on the san mateo coast. it's running into a lot of resistance. it will come back in tomorrow for tomorrow by the coast and then a few high clouds and then here comes the cooling trend thursday and then friday and saturday we get temperatures back in the 80s and inland, dave. there is a warning now for residents living in palo alto following a string of incidents and they involve indecent exposure. >> reporter: right now, preparations are underway for the first debate between meg whitman and jerry brown. accused of abusing their power. we'll tell you what investigators say two bay area court clerks were caught doing.
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a 6-year-old girl was hit by gunfire in oakland early this morning. now family members are anxiously awaiting an update from the hospital on how she's doing. police say two men fired two shots that went into the arm and chest of leslie ramirez.
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she's expected to survive. the family suspects that leslie's brother, would was not home at the time, was the intended target. so far, no one has been arrested. witnesses to an overnight fire in west oakland say they heard several loud explosions right before they saw flames. now, this fire started around 12:30 at a home on dana and 65th. one man's legs were burned. a woman was treated for smoke inhalation. investigators were talking to witnesses now as they search for -- are out there talking to witnesses now. residents should be on alert after four reports of indecent exposures in one week. police arrested the 7-year-old man but they say they are still looking for a second suspect. the first incident reported tuesday on stanford avenue. on thursday, a similar exposure happened at birch and oxford avenue. sandoval was arrested saturday on laguna avenue, that's where the third incident was reported and then the most recent incident was reported yesterday
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on the footpath. now, police describe a second suspect. you are looking at a sketch right here. dark-haired, clean shaven latino man, about 20 to 30, about 5'8" and weighing about 180 to 200 pounds. well, meg whitman and jerry brown, they are gonna face off this evening in their first political tv debate as polls show the two candidates for governor are in a virtual dead heat in that race. ktvu's claudine wong is live at uc davis where the televised debate will be held tonight. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, dave. yes. that debate is going to be held here at the center right behind me. it's been a pretty busy place this morning as they get things ready for the debate. you can see several police officers now rolling back as they get ready for security preps out here as well. this is the first time meg whitman and jerry brown will be facing off.
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it is set to begin at 6:00 tonight. people we talked to said they are looking for a few things in this debate. first a chance to get past those ads and sound bites and really get to know the candidates. second to try to get a real plan on what the two candidates think they can do that has not -- about the budget that has not been pass and they want to know if either candidate can unify. the race is in a dead heat, according to the polls and there's still one in five voters still undecided. >> at the -- it's still unclear to me who has the better plan. i would like really like to put my support behind one candidate. >> 25% are undie sided. if you can -- undecided. if you can win over the 4%,
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that might be the margin of victory in this election. >> reporter: they are the pattern of veterans who will be asking the questions. the debate starts at 6:00 tonight and is expected to last about an hour. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. 8:33. the state's financial problems could cause water bills to go up in san francisco. "the examiner" is reporting the budget mess has delayed about $30 million in anticipated grants that were supposed to pay for replacing and repairing some of the city's sewer system. the utility commission is now considering issuing $30 million in bonds to pay for those improvements and rate payers would have to pay back that in
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time. ibm announced it plans 20 buy blade network -- to buy blade network technology. the deal will put ibm in a better position to compete with cisco and hewlett-packard. blade's technology runs data two an from sinner and -- and from servers and is used by fortune 500 companies. two clerks at the freemont hall of justice are facing charges for allegedly dismissing traffic tickets in exchange for hundreds of dollars in cash. 31-year-old juan francisco hernandez and 34-year-old felix chavez have been charged with grand theft and embezzlement by a public officer. in one case, investigators claim a woman paid $600 to get her tickets dismissed. about a third of which she owed in citations. a court audit found 38 similar
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dismissals. in richmond, a woman apparently distracted by her cell phone rear ended the driver in front of her who happened to be the chief of police. chief chris magnus says he was sitting at a light when the woman bumped into his unmarked police car from behind. the unidentified woman, who was not cited, said she was looking down to find her hands-free device when she accidentally bumped into him. both cars were slightly damaged but no one was hurt. governor schwarzenegger is making it tougher on drunk drivers who don't learn their lesson. he signed a law that would revoke a person's license for ten years if the driver has had three dui convictions in a decade. the bill's author, jerry hill, says as many as 10,000 drivers could lose their licenses as a result of the new law. it takes effect in january of
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2012. the governor also signed the bill on the same day as a new ranking as drunk driving hot spots came out. that includes four california cities. in the top two spots are san diego and san jose with los angeles and san francisco in the 7th and 8th positions. the insurance.com ranking analyzed data in the last three years to come up with the list. let's go back to sal. sal, it's just bad? i hair -- >> your mic is not working. that's okay. . >> i don't want to offend you but highway 4 is a mess. let's talk about that and some of the other commutes. let's go out to the board.
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280 northbound, that's not good either. northbound 280 traffic going to be slow getting um to highway 17, although believe it or not, we've seen some improvement. you are saying no, we haven't. it's a little better than it was. moving along and taking a look at contra costa county as i mentioned, pretty slow on highway 4 in antioch. 680 is slow and 680 is also  slow down to alamo. pinole and richmond, very slow on 80. one more picture. of doors, we want to show you the -- of course, we want to show you the bay bridge. i laugh. this is awesome. it's a pile driver. they are driving a pile right next to the toll plaza. we get to watch it on live television. isn't life grand. hello, steve. >> we should do a fast forward on that, sal thank you, sal. we do have very mild, warm conditions a little bit of fog
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on the san mateo coast. the fog is out there but it's so shallow. by tomorrow, there could be a sea breeze later today. but san francisco is already sitting at 71 degrees. so the headline will be hot for most and not everybody. coast 70s, 80s to 90s. santa cruz yesterday was 103. that only tied a record high believe it or not. inland will be in the 100s. fire danger continues to be extremely high for obvious reasons. the hottest temperature -- remember, this was after the coldest august since 1944. so l.a.'s 113 yesterday. they had had the coolest summer in decades and they made up for it yesterday, the hottest temperature ever. cal poly, yes, that was a record for the date, but not the hottest ever. ucla hit something 08 was a --
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108 but not the hot et. a few high clouds are getting very close. records are likely with 80s, 90s and 100s. the city again sitting in the 70s. the record, 92. that's nye forecasted high. if there's no sea breeze it might be warmer than that. 70s in the city. it will be in the 70s really soon for many that are in the 60s. 30s up in the mountains. southern california cloud cover actually helping a little bit. and temperatures just because that dome of high pressure, that is a big, big system. so it will be with us today. warm to hot, maybe too hot. record heat likely. tomorrow, few clouds will had make it in. the coast will cool down and then it looks like everybody
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gets the breeze. the earth shook a little bit in the bay area overnight. there were two magnitude 2.1 quakes near hayward. the first happened just before 6:00. the second in that same area hit just after 11:00 last night. the usgs says both originated on the hayward fault. 20 minutes before 9:00. money problems are having a huge impact on marriage in america. we'll have the new census bureau report. also, there is a new theory on what caused this month's pipeline disaster in san bruno. it involves something that happened on the other side of the bay.
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our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means.
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we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that.
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late last night a federal appeals court ordered a trial judge to reconsider his ruling, the one that paved the way for california's first execution in almost five years. that order now jeopardizes thursday night's scheduled execution of albert greenwood brown. iran has now offered the first official indication that the country of oman may be trying to get the release of detained americans josh fattal
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and shane bauer. it was oman that helped secure sarah shourd's release just two weeks ago. and in los angeles, police are looking into whether the heatwave may have played the role in the death of a hollywood filmmaker. the woman was found dead after she went for a hike in the hollywood hills and never came back. 8:4 4. the investigation into the pipeline disaster in san bruno has turned up new information about what may have contributed to the explosion. pam cook is live in the newsroom with more. >> good morning. federal investigators say pg&e crews were working on a power supply system in milpitas shortly before the explosion and fire in san bruno. now a spokesperson for the ntsb says the system failed at some point during that work and that could have affected pg&e's ability to monitor and regulate
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pressure in the pipeline that ran from milpitas through san bruno and up into san francisco. the agency is still looking into many other possibilities to explain what happened that day. also this morning, pg&e is responding to a disturbing report involving the overall safety of the pipeline. the "los angeles times" uncovered documents that say the utility has six times the number of leaks than other pipe line operators in the country. pg&e contends the report -- >> we investigate everything from a pinhole leak and what we're trying to work with our regulators on is how are strict, san fernando imposed -- self-imposed reporting compares. >> now, jackie speier is proposing newer, stricter safety of pipeline laws that would require how they look at
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the pipelines and would require a full disclosure about where they are leecated. the disaster of san bruno will be the foe cuss of a hearing -- focus of a hearing. california's two u.s. senators, dianne feinstein and barbara boxer, both sit on the committee. i'm pam cook, back to tori. 8:46. prom's pointman on the -- president obama's pointman on the gulf oil spill says some of the billions of dollars in civil penalties and fines should be used to restore the coast. that will require a change in law. previously moneys collected after such incidents were kept in a trust fund to help prevent future spills. this new recommendation has the support of the president, it will be up to the congress to decide how much of the money will be used to help restore the coast. this morning, target denies chargelies it illegally dumped products containing hazardous
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waste in california landfills. yesterday, a judge ordered the retail chain to stop the illegal disposal of products. the state law requires companies and people to dispose of hazardous materials in specific ways to avoid harming the environment. the officials say target ignored those laws to save money. professors from stanford and uc berkeley are among those awarded genius grants from the macarthur foundation. there are 23 winners and each will receive $500,000 to spend on their creative pursuits. the three bay area recipients including uc berkeley economist emanuel saez and don song. a third local recipient is carlos bustamante. stanford has some good news about its finances.
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the university says its investment portfolio has grown more than 14% in the past fiscal year. it's worth almost $16 billion. that's an incredible reversal from just a year ago when it dropped more than 26%. now, on the downside the university's investments are still worth a lot less. new census figures indicate the recession is taking a toll on marriage in america. they show the number of adults who decided to tie the knot last year dropped to the lowest level since the government began to keep track a century ago. 52% of adults were married last year. that's down 57% in the year bow. researchers found -- in the year two. a new survey on religion shows some of the most
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religiously-informed people are atheists. they were asked 32 questions about the bible, christianity and world relidgen. those who scored the highest were at thoughests, agnostics as well as jews. 8:49. well, starting tomorrow, if you drink pete's coffee you will pay a little more. the emeryville based company says the rising cost of coffee beans will mean a spike on most beverages. there are other companies, including duncan doughnuts and starbucks who have -- dunkin' donuts and store bucks who have already raised their prices. toys 'r' us is gonna higher workers for the seasonal this
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year. toys 'r' us will offer current employees a chance to pick up overtime at their current locations or at other nearby stores. >> that's a good sign but it's already -- a little scary we're already talking about holidays. up next, more on the deadly landslide in mexico. we just got an update from here. the university of texas about that shooting on campus today, we'll bring you new information about the initial attack and the search that's happening right now.
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welcome back. we have developing news coming from the university of texas of austin. police say a man with an ak-47 assault rifle started shooting this morning inside a library on campus before killing himself. amazingly, no one else was hurt. now, police right now are looking for possible -- for a possible second suspect. you can see the video we're watching right now. they've got all kinds of police there. bomb-sniffing dogs have been brought in to search buildings. university officials have lacked -- have locked down the campus. all classes are cancelled. the gunman has not been identified yet and the motive is still not known. 8:54. developing news out of mexico. rescuers are trying to reach a
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town where a land slide buried as many as 1,000 people. it happened this morning while people were sleeping in the mountains of the state. the government says 100 to 300 homes are buried and up to 1,000 people may have been inside the homes. rescue workers from the army, nave and federal police are being flown in with dogs and heavy machinery. the landslide follows weeks of rain and flooding. the government has opened an investigation into potential power steering problems in mini coopers built by bmw. the highway traffic safety administration says it had received 54 points about the loss of power steering in mini coopers from the 2004, 2005 model years. the preliminary investigation covers about 80,000. bpw has not commented on the investigation. san francisco plant -- san francisco wants more movie
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productions to film here. they are working with the convention and visitors bureau to get local businesses to offer discounts to a attract production crews. robbins says new york city has lists of restaurants, hotels and other businesses that offer deals to the movie crews. last major movie filmed in san francisco s the movie " "milk" in 2008. well, facebook's founder is not the only focus of an upcoming movie, the social network but he's also the star of a soon-to-be published comic book. they plan to release the 48 - -- 48-page saga. it addresses the question, who is mark zukerburg. it's ticket 2s day.
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and a lucky winner will win a pair of tickets to see the eagles for this friday at the oracle arena in oakland. to enter go to ktvu.com before midnight, scroll down to the "right now" tab and put in the secret word "desperado" one of my favorite eagles song. they are terrific. i saw them in condition cert a long time ago. hey, sal, is our commute sounding any better darr, -- dash any better -- >> "life in the fast lane" [ laughter ] >> there's no life in the fast lane for everything. let's take a look at the highway, still pretty slow. this morning's commute at the toll plaza, they are building something there. we will get to the bottom of it. watch tomorrow or the next day and northbound 101. slow traffic from cesar chavez. it look like another record- setting day for temperatures. inland areas will be in the 90s and 100s. 70s and 80s, 90s on the coast.
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high clouds start to stream up north and some fog starts to regroup and then friday and saturday much cooler. >> miserable. in some spots. >> some. people have been waiting four months for this weather. >> but the sad story of the woman who died in the hollywood hills, a really important warrant -- a really important warning to take it easy. >> yes. that will do it for us, everyone. thank you for joining us. >> bye now.
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